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Monday, 14 May 2012

CALL - Call for Papers Social Media, Digital Network and Globalization

2012 China New Media Communication Association Annual Conference
Macao International Conference, Macao SAR, China
6 - 8 December 2012

Deadline for abstract submissions: 15 July 2012

This conference is co-organized by the Department of Communication, University of Macao and China New Media Communication Association (CNMCA). CNMCA is the only national academic organization in China specialized in computer-mediated communication studies. Starting in 2004, its annual conference was held in various cities in Greater China including Beijing, Nanjing, Wuhan, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. It has become the top academic convention in China on new media communication studies.

The Organizing Committee of the conference is now calling for papers from both Chinese and international scholars, media professionals and graduate students. The conference offers Best Student Paper Awards to papers contributed by graduate students of CNMCA members. The winners of the Best Student Paper Awards will receive travel subsidies to come to Macao for the conference.

The central theme of the conference:  Social Media, Digital Network and Globalization. Related issues include, but are not limited to:
  • Development of new media and social media
  • New media and cultural and creative industries
  • New media and civil society
  • New media, culture and globalization (including intercultural communication)
  • Advertising and brand communication in relation to new media
  • New media and transformation of traditional media
  • Other related topics
The conference will be held in parallel sessions of Chinese and English.  It will establish special forums and a round table discussion in English and Chinese to encourage a cross-cultural dialogue and debate for scholars at home and abroad.

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